Synonyms of masquerade in English:

masquerade


See definition of masquerade

noun

1‘a grand masquerade organized by Lord Tylney at Wanstead House’

SYNONYMS
masked ball, masque, fancy-dress party

2‘I doubt if he could have kept up the masquerade for much longer’

SYNONYMS
pretence, deception, pose, act, front, facade, disguise, dissimulation, cover-up, bluff, subterfuge, play-acting, make-believe
informal put-on

verb

1‘a journalist masquerading as a man in distress’

SYNONYMS
pretend to be, pose as, pass oneself off as, impersonate, disguise oneself as, simulate, profess to be
rare personate